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Britain’s Alien Predator Shrimp Beats New York’s Posy Bedbugs

by | 9th, September 2010

THE Environment Agency warn that the country has been invaded by Dikerogammarus villosus, a ruthless shrimp that kills its prey and then leaves it behind uneaten.

Right now only Grafham Water reservoir in Cambridgeshire is affected. But he shrimps are mobile and have managed to reach Britain from their powerbase in the steppe region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. As the BBC puts it in sober tones, the shrimp invaded Western Europe via the Danube ”.

The silly season was light on animals although, granted, we had Mary Bale sticking a cat in a bin puppy tossing girl , and

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